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Red Fish

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Contemporary, Wine Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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8 Archer Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3207 (Palmetto Bay)
+1 843-686-3388
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There was nine of us, the took reservation and seated us early. I had the barrel fish, which was the nightly special. I hadn't had barrel fish before so gave it try. It was OK, but was not my favorite. Some other people had salmon, answer steak which was good. Overall a decent place with good service. I was more... More 

Thank Tom T
Canton, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food has yet to disappoint and the wine selection is extensive - easy to find a good pairing with whatever you're having.

Thank Trey_Horton
Joppa, MD
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we were evacuated 2 days early due to Hurricane Matthew coming up the coast, we chose this for our "last supper" in Hilton Head this year. This is one of our favorite restaurants in the area and we've been coming here for many years. We sat in the Wine Room which offers over 1,000 bottles to choose from and... More 

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Cutchogue, New York
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food, service excellent. We had a wonderful server whose recommendations were right on; flounder special, grouper special were prepared to perfection and the taste was excellent. Wine choice was very good as was dessert and coffee. I would definitely go back. Physical appearance and lighting of restaurant and deck was lovely and well appointed. Very clean

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Red Fish is one of our favorite HHI restaurants. We eat there at least once every time we visit HH. We enjoy their outdoor dining for lunch. My favorites are the crab & shrimp salad, and the toasted couscous salad. My husband enjoys the Philly Cheesesteak sandwich, as well as the Red Fish Burger. On this visit, I tried the... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, one of our favorites. Really enjoy the daily seafood specials. This trip was blackened flounder with cheddar bacon grits and smoked tomato sauce. Second was grilled florida gouper with Brussels sprouts and garlic mashed potatoes. Both were excellent. Don't forget the Tuna poke, one of the best appetizers on the island. Beth was an excellent server, will ask... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This gets five stars for the food and nice atmosphere. Husband had excellent sea bass Japanese style. I had shrimp and grits, delish! Great wine selection and the front room interesting with tables set between bottles. Wonderful coconut pie, as they have in house pastry chef. A wonderful place and wish we found it sooner!

Thank dk1234562015
Pulaski, Virginia
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants on Hilton Head as we have been going there since the restaurant opened!!! Excellent for both lunch and dinner with excellent presentation of the food. The portions are generous and a fair value for your money!!! Must take into consideration all restaurants of great quality on Hilton Head are a little pricey but Red Fish... More 

Thank tazman1969
Morris County, New Jersey
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our waitress was very pleasant and helpful. The food was divine! We had heard about it for three years and we're lucky to have the experience. It will be on our bucket list next time we travel to Hilton head!

Thank Beth B
San Francisco, California
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over the years, we have eaten here every time we visit Hilton Head Island. The menu is described as "eclectic", which is true in that there are some creative additions to more traditional fare, such as lobster macaroni and cheese as a side to sautéed scallops. Another dish, Cajun grilled local Mahi Mahi with one side being sweet potatoes, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $40
Contemporary, Wine Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Archer Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3207
    (Palmetto Bay)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-686-3388
Red Fish specializes in excellent seafood and steaks in an upscale casual dining environment. An annual recipient of Wine Spectator Magazine's Best of Award of Excellence since 2001, our Wine Retail Shop offers 1300 wines from around the world for you to choose from either to take home or enjoy with your meal (small corkage fee applies).

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?